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So maybe you aren’t that into Valentine’s Day or maybe you are. Either way, nothing set hearts flutter quite like a bottle of bubbly. Let’s face it, we’ll take any excuse to pop a cork (or two). And there’s no reason to head to Champagne or the France aisle to get your bubble on, BC, has 40 wineries in the Okanagan that make palate-pleasing sparkling wine.

Some like chocolate, some like roses and other’s, a fine with bubbly does the trick. But cookies? EVERYONE likes cookies. Check out some of the cutest, quirkiest Valentine’s Day cookies in town. Valentine’s Cookies Soirette Pastry & Tea A box full of ❤!! Filled with hand decorated vanilla shortbread hearts – available online and in…

It’s groundhog day today, and it really feels like the rain will never end. As Bill Murray put in in his cult classic Ground Hog Day: ” It’s gonna be cold, it’s gonna be grey, and it’s gonna last you for the rest of your life!” It does feel like it. Luckily, there are lots…

Cypress Mountain

This is a guest post by Jo-Anne Jackson of the blog Momzies, a lifestyle blog dedicated to the modern mom. There you’ll find family-friendly recipes, DIY, style and kids’ activities.  We recently took a trip to Cypress Mountain with our kids. We’ve never taken them sledding before and thought this would be a great family outing….

This week’s Mom to Follow is Jennilee Marigomen, who lives in Strathcona with her partner, Walter, Walter’s daughter June, and their one-year-old, Walter VI. Yes, he is the 6th Walter in the family. She is an award winning editorial and art photographer that works with publications, brands, and agencies. YO NO BI is her most…

Holiday outings

The holidays are a great time to create family traditions from baking and decorating cookies with friends, to opening one special gift on Christmas Eve, to bundling up and strolling through your neighbourhood to admire Christmas lights. And it’s never too late to start a tradition! Here are some wonderful family outings you can experience…

The first ever “Bridge Warming” takes place this Friday (Nov 24) under the Cambie Bridge and promises “lights, music and extreme coziness.” And it’s completely FREE! This wonderful community event aims to brings “awe and wonder back to our oversaturated world.” Now that’s a sentiment we can all get behind. Oh … and did we mention,…

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